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For better or for worse, elections are an essential feature of modern democracies, and in about a week, we will find out the results of one of the most fraught election cycles in US history. Whether you’ve already cast an early ballot or are preparing your election day plan, stay in the spirit of democracy with this list of election-themed streaming content.

1. All In: The Fight for Democracy (2020)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

Directors: Lisa Cortés & Liz Garbus

Studio: Story Syndicate

2. Suffragette (2015)

Streaming on Netflix

Director: Sarah Gavron

Studios: Film4 Productions, Focus Features, and Ruby Films

3. John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020)

Streaming on Hoopla

Director: Dawn Porter

Studios: AGC Studios, CNN Films, and Color Farm Media

4. Election (2005)

Streaming on Tubi and Kanopy

Director: Jonnie To

Studios: China Star Entertainment, Milky Way Image Company, One Hundred Years of Film Company

5. Knock Down the House (2019)

Streaming on YouTube and Netflix

Director: Rachel Lears

Studios: Artemis Rising Productions, Atlas Films, Jubilee Films

6. This is Our Land (2017)

Streaming on Amazon Prime and Tubi

Director: Lucas Belvaux

Studios: Synecdoche, Artémis Productions, France 3 Cinéma

7. The Edge of Democracy (2019)

Streaming on Netflix

Director: Petra Costa

Studio: Busca Vida Filmes

8. What the Constitution Means to Me (2020)

Streaming on Amazon Prime

Director: Marielle Heller

Studio: True Love Productions

9. Boys State (2020)

Streaming on Apple TV+

Directors: Amanda McBaine & Jesse Moss

Studios: A24, Apple Original Films

For more, tune into this urgent conversation between Steven Garza, Congressman Joaquin Castro, and LA Collab's Ivette Rodriguez.

Catalina Rojter

Catalina Rojter is a Los Angeles based film programmer, filmmaker, and journalist whose work focuses on creating and disseminating diverse alternatives to mainstream film and new media.

Twitter: @catalinawho

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